JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Full Time Term Research Analyst - Azoulay/Graff-Zivin

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453004
Date Posted: 05/05/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Full Time Term Research Analyst - Azoulay/Graff-Zivin
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Life Science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Bureau of Economic Research is the nation’s leading non-profit economic research organization.

The NBER has an opening for a Research Analyst (RA) who will support a project on the economics of innovation and science, focused on the life sciences sector.

Responsibilities are expected to include:
• Writing programs to match disparate data sources,
• Working with data sets, cleaning and running checks to spot errors, and preparing data for analysis,
• Assisting with literature reviews,
• Assisting in the preparation of academic papers being submitted to journals,
• Any other work assigned by Research Managers or PIs.

Candidates for this position will have either a bachelor’s degree in computer science, economics, or biology. The ideal candidate will have good programing skills and knowledge of machine learning techniques. Strong familiarity with Stata and MySQL is definitely a plus.

The position is an especially good match for candidates contemplating application to a PhD program in economics or management in the near future.


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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2015